Boston, in the aftermath of the terror attack on the city’s marathon, took on the appearance of a far-flung banana republic in the midst of a military takeover, writes former Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) in his latest column on Lew Rockwell’s libertarian website. Paul describes the scenes that unfolded in Boston over the past couple […]
In recent years it appears the Southern Poverty Law Center has fallen behind changing times and compensated by crying “hate” in the direction of any group out of line with its left-leaning philosophy. The case of domestic terrorist Floyd Corkins II is exemplary of the danger stemming from SPLC’s hatred for conservatism.
The word for using public relations campaigns to make populations more accepting of laws pushed onto the people by governments is “propagandizing.” And the Administration of Barack Obama has been prolific in its use of taxpayer-funded propaganda to push the President’s signature healthcare overhaul.
The Federal government keeps a classified “no-fly” list of Americans and citizens of other Nations that it bars from traveling by air, allegedly to avoid a repeat of the tragic events on 9/11. To date, a “state secrets” law has meant that only the Executive branch can grant access to the list—but a Federal judge is challenging the provision.
In a free society, whistle-blowers serve as a great equalizer in the battle between everyman and elitist; unfortunately, the U.S. legal system as it currently stands dissuades or, worse, destroys those who bring to light abuse, incompetence and corruption.
A new study out from George Mason University’s Mercatus Center illustrates a clear trend of American migration from less-free liberal States to those with a more conservative Constitutional mindset. The institution’s “Freedom of the 50 States” report measured variables of economic and personal freedom throughout the Nation, taking a look at tax rates, government spending and debt, regulatory burdens, and State laws covering land use, union organizing, gun control and education choice.
After giving birth four times via caesarean delivery, Lisa Epsteen wanted to have her fifth child vaginally. She found someone to help her through her high-risk pregnancy, and she thought he was on her side. That is until her doctor threatened to have police pick her up and drag her to the hospital for a surgical delivery.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is reviving the good old-fashioned filibuster — a tactic not used in the Senate in more than two years — to protest U.S. use of unmanned aerial drones. “I will speak until I can no longer speak,” Paul said as he began his remarks. “I will speak as long as it […]
On civil liberties, meet the new boss, same as the old boss. A majority of Americans believe that President Barack Obama’s record balancing national security with civil liberty is about the same or worse than that of President George W. Bush.
In an interview with ABC’s Barbara Walters, President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama joked about the President’s second term being a ploy to continue having their children protected by having “men with guns around at all times.”